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Windows 7: BSOD playing Dirt 3

09 Jul 2012   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

For the 0x101 crash, one of our experts compiled: STOP 0x101: CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT troubleshtg

Can you follow the to provide us with the reports?

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10 Jul 2012   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Hi, yeah, I followed the BSOD posting instructions and attached the reports in my first post in this thread.

I read the 0x101 crash. What I got is it could be something wrong with the BIOS or a driver or could be something like high temperature. I updated the BIOS to the latest one. I can't say much about the driver but I updated the intel ethernet driver and did a clean reinstall for the graphics driver. I don't think I can do much about temperature but I'm planning on fitting another fan to my case which should improve the airflow and cooling. Still what I read in other forums is its very rare to get a 0x101 crash for a stock system which hasn't been overclocked.

Anyway, I played Dirt 3 again yesterday for about 2hrs. This time I pulled back the graphics a bit. Before I was running it at max graphics when the crash happened. This time I was able to play it with no crashes or any issues. I was monitoring the temperature with HWmonitor too and any of the temps didn't go upto any dangerous levels either. So I don't know if everything is fine now...
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10 Jul 2012   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

BSOD Posting Instructions:
You did attach the reports in your first post, but you have had new crashes since then. We need the up to date reports.

Temperature Monitoring:
Use the following programs to monitor the temperatures.
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11 Jul 2012   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Hi, no I haven't had any new crashes since then. That was the only crash I had.
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12 Jul 2012   #15

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

Alright, it may have been a one time occurrence. Report back if you have any more crashes.
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